Asia Today: Indian cases spike, Shanghai Disney park reopens

India reported its biggest daily increase in cases Monday as it prepares to gradually resume train service while easing its virus lockdown. India's train network was halted in late March as

Grant Bowie resigns from MGM China top posts

MGM China has announced today (Monday) that Grant Bowie will retire from the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective May 31. In a filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the

Gov’t extends Air Macau’s concession agreement for three more years

Air Macau’s 25-year concession agreement, which was set to expire this November, has been extended for three years, the Civil Aviation Authority of Macau (AACM) announced in a statement. The announcement

Tourism | Travel association hopeful visitor arrivals will climb to 26 million this year

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is forecasting that the Macau SAR will receive a total of 26.42 million visitors this year, according to information accessed by Portuguese newspaper Tribuna

Over 20,000 TNR to be exempted from medical observation

From today, some 20,000 non-resident workers (TNR) from Zhuhai will be exempted from underdoing a medical observation period when reentering Macau. The representative of the Public Security Police Force (PSP)

Briefs | Macau journalists exempt from US government’s new visa rules

  Journalists in the semi-autonomous territories of Macau and Hong Kong will be exempt from new rules adopted by the U.S. government to tighten visa guidelines for Chinese journalists. The move

Lawmakers ejected in scuffles at Hong Kong’s legislature

Scuffles broke out at Hong Kong’s legislature Friday, with security guards ejecting several pro-democracy lawmakers including one carried out on a stretcher by medics after he was injured. Tempers flared when

‘Crucial venue’ for national education to be launched next year

A pavilion featuring multimedia exhibits and training tools on the subject of national education will be launched next year. Lou Pak Sang, director of the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ),

Britcham re-elects Keith Buckley as chairman

The British Chamber of Commerce in Macao (Britcham Macao) has elected Keith Buckley as Chairman for the fourth successive year. The chamber held its annual general meeting last week, during which

IAM reverses earlier Tiananmen exhibition authorization

The Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) has reversed its decision to allow the display in public spaces of an exhibition organized by lawmaker Ng Kuok Cheong’s group Union for Democracy Development

Legislature committee comes to agreement on Labor Law review

The Third Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly (AL) has agreed to the amendments to the Labor Relations Law. In order for the amendments to take effect, the draft must

First locally-born test tube babies registered at KWH

  Macau has seen its first test tube babies born at Kiang Wu Hospital (KWH) as the result of the hospital’s special project to help with local fertility issues. For a long

More slog than snapback is outlook for Europe’s virus recovery

For Javier Vazquez, business as usual will be a faint prospect even when he does get to reopen his two Madrid restaurants shuttered by the coronavirus. “When are we going to

UK expected to stick to lockdown as Johnson outlines future

Taking a different tack than most other nations, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to extend the bulk of the country’s coronavirus lockdown restrictions for three weeks or so

Europe agrees on $260 billion credit lines to stem fallout

Euro-area finance ministers agreed to allow the region’s bailout fund to extend credit lines to each of the bloc’s governments on concessionary terms, paving the way for countries including Italy

Australia | Most populous states start to ease virus lockdowns

Australia’s two most populous states, responsible for 65% of the nation’s coronavirus cases, are edging toward easing social-distancing restrictions after Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged them to start reopening the

This Day in History | 1963 Moscow jails British ‘spy’

A British businessman accused of spying for the West has been sentenced to eight years’ detention by a Moscow tribunal. The President of the Court declared Greville Wynne, aged 44, would

Russia, Belarus mark Victory Day in contrasting events

Russian President Vladimir Putin marked Victory Day, the anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, in a ceremony shorn of its usual military parade and pomp

Court: ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ is Seinfeld’s show

Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” was his creation despite copyright claims by a one-time collaborator who helped direct the first episode, an appeals court said Thursday. The 2nd U.S.

The Buzz | Colombian company creates bed that can double as coffin

A Colombian advertising company is pitching a novel if morbid solution to shortages of hospital beds and coffins during the coronavirus pandemic: combine them. ABC Displays has created a cardboard bed

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